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Genesis 1:2 GNT

2 the earth was formless and desolate. The raging ocean that covered everything was engulfed in total darkness, and the Spirit of God a was moving over the water.

References for Genesis 1:2

    • b 1:2 - the Spirit of God; [or] the power of God; [or] a wind from God; [or] an awesome wind.

      Study tools for Genesis 1:2

      • 1 1:3 - 1.3 +22 Macc 7.28; +12 Co 4.6.
      • 2 1:6 - 1.6-8 2 P 3.5.
      • 3 1:26 - 1.26 +2Ws 2.23; Si 17.3, 4; +11 Co 11.7.
      • 4 1:27 - 1.27, 28 Gn 5.1, 2.+O+N1.27 Mt 19.4; Mk 10.6.
      • a 1:1 - In the beginning . . . the universe; [or] In the beginning God created the universe; [or] When God began to create the universe.
      • b 1:2 - the Spirit of God; [or] the power of God; [or] a wind from God; [or] an awesome wind.
      • c 1:14 - religious festivals; [or] seasons.
      • d 1:26 - [One ancient translation] animals, domestic and wild; [Hebrew] domestic animals and all the earth.